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Alex Kimani

Contributor since: 28 Jan 2019

Alex Kimani

Alex Kimani is a veteran finance writer, investor, engineer and researcher for Safehaven.com. 

Latest articles from Alex

  • The First Victims Of The Oil Price War

    Published 31 March 2020 | viewed 76,374 times

    As the oil price war and coronavirus pandemic rage on, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the energy market can remain choppy and irrational longer than…

  • Why Civil Rights Activists Are Backing Natural Gas

    Published 31 March 2020 | viewed 22,599 times

    The United States has a long-running love affair with natural gas, with fossil fuels acting as the lynchpin in the country's power generation mix, while…

  • Refiners Are Having To Pay To Produce Gasoline

    Published 28 March 2020 | viewed 147,473 times

    When the oil markets go into a deadly tailspin as they have right now, sooner or later, everybody in the value chain starts to feel…

  • The Oil Price War Won’t Dethrone The Dollar

    Published 26 March 2020 | viewed 54,080 times

    With the oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia showing no signs of relenting, some analysts are now warning that the standoff could extend much…

  • A Wave Of Downgrades Has Hit The U.S. Oil Patch

    Published 26 March 2020 | viewed 22,096 times

    The riskier end of the energy bond market has lately suffered a sharp blow in response to an epic oil price crash as the coronavirus…

  • Prepare For The Next Wave Of Oil Bankruptcies

    Published 24 March 2020 | viewed 62,544 times

    Last year, the energy industry was rocked by record bankruptcies and write-downs that did not spare even the oil majors. According to Energy and Restructuring…

  • Here’s Why Big Oil Stocks Are Rallying

    Published 24 March 2020 | viewed 63,926 times

    Under normal circumstances, a company's management suspending a share buyback program is construed to mean that it lacks confidence in the future or thinks the…

  • How 'Smart Water' Could Revolutionize Shale

    Published 19 March 2020 | viewed 26,097 times

    Conventional wisdom dictates that water and oil do not mix--at least for those of us who are not MIT engineers. But a new discovery could…

  • Coronavirus Is Wiping Out Billions In Clean Energy Investments

    Published 18 March 2020 | viewed 25,028 times

    Deep in the throes of a deadly pandemic, nations everywhere are grappling with the grim reality of a global community on lockdown. Travel bans and…

  • Why The Oil Price Crash Won't Save Airlines

    Published 17 March 2020 | viewed 37,555 times

    Under any other circumstances, air carriers would be happily popping champagne corks after the latest massive oil price slump. After all, fuel typically accounts for…

  • The Harsh Truth About Emissions Reduction

    Published 15 March 2020 | viewed 14,183 times

    For a sector that is frequently chided for merely trying to burnish its green credentials, it appears some players are willing to put their money…

  • Big Oil Is Burning Cash In The Permian

    Published 15 March 2020 | viewed 45,382 times

    Global oil giants are facing ever-increasing public pressure and higher levels of scrutiny over their responsibility to curb harmful greenhouse emissions. Yet, in the sprawling…

  • The World’s Smartest Buildings

    Published 14 March 2020 | viewed 13,579 times

    As the cost of a disturbed climate becomes increasingly clear, a growing number of cities, states and countries have set ambitious targets to dramatically reduce…

  • Should You Sell Your Oil Stocks Now?

    Published 12 March 2020 | viewed 64,493 times

    There are three questions tormenting investors in the oil and gas industry right now:  Why did Icahn double down on Occidental Petroleum? Is Warren Buffett…

  • Coronavirus vs Oil War: Which Is Worse For Markets?

    Published 11 March 2020 | viewed 21,993 times

    The stock markets have a new and even more vengeful bogeyman, and this time, it’s not coronavirus. The U.S. bear market crashed to new lows…

  • Wall Street Has A New Favorite Energy Niche

    Published 08 March 2020 | viewed 28,273 times

    For many years, investors have been willing to pay significantly more for shares of natural gas utilities compared to electric utilities. In more recent times,…

  • Is Big Oil Immune To The Coronavirus?

    Published 05 March 2020 | viewed 18,008 times

    For many months, oil and gas prices had remained stubbornly low despite a flurry of supply chain disruptions that could potentially offer support. Oil and…

  • Short Positions In Oil Have Tripled Since Beginning Of The Year

    Published 04 March 2020 | viewed 17,382 times

    Hedge funds are clearly bracing for even harder times for the battered oil market as bearish bets keep piling on. According to data from research…

  • The 3 Hottest Inverse Energy ETFs

    Published 03 March 2020 | viewed 16,232 times

    The energy selloff began shortly after the COVID-19 outbreak but quickly accelerated after the World Health Organization upgraded its global risk assessment for the coronavirus…

  • The $4 Trillion Carbon Capture Opportunity

    Published 02 March 2020 | viewed 20,684 times

    The consequences of climate change are becoming increasingly visible. Rising sea levels, wild-fires, heatwaves, and extreme weather events are already wreaking havoc everywhere and could…

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